Decreasing mortality and changing patterns of causes of death in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study

Weber, R; Ruppik, M; Rickenbach, M; Spoerri, A; Furrer, Hansjakob; Battegay, M; Cavassini, M; Calmy, A; Bernasconi, E; Schmid, P; Flepp, M; Kowalska, J; Ledergerber, B; Swiss HIV Cohort Study, (SHCS) (2012). Decreasing mortality and changing patterns of causes of death in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. HIV medicine, 14(4), pp. 195-207. Oxford: Blackwell Science 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2012.01051.x

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Mortality among HIV-infected persons is decreasing, and causes of death are changing. Classification of deaths is hampered because of low autopsy rates, frequent deaths outside of hospitals, and shortcomings of International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) coding.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Infectiology

UniBE Contributor:

Spörri, Adrian and Furrer, Hansjakob

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

1464-2662

Publisher:

Blackwell Science

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:37

Last Modified:

06 Mar 2019 14:57

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/j.1468-1293.2012.01051.x

PubMed ID:

22998068

Web of Science ID:

000315588400001

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.14862

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14862 (FactScience: 221998)

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